4 Methods To Help Your Lawyer Enable You To When you really need a legal professional for any reason, you have to work closely along with them so that you can win your case. Regardless how competent they can be, they're gonna need your help. Allow me to share four important ways to help your legal team enable you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest And Up Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - irrespective of what information you're likely to reveal directly to them. Privilege means whatever you say is kept in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team has to know everything in advance - particularly information one other side could learn about and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep an ongoing and factual account of most information pertaining to your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the data they should help them to win. 3. Appear Early For Many Engagements Not be late when you're appearing before a court and get away from wasting the attorney's time, too, by being punctually, whenever. The truth is, because you may want to discuss last second details or be extra ready for the truth you're facing, it's a smart idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate Which You Have Your Act Together If you've been arrested for any sort of crime, it's important so as to prove to a legal court that you both regret the actions and they are making strides toward boosting your life. For instance, if you're facing driving under the influence, volunteer for the rehab program. Be sincere and associated with the cities the judge is presiding over. Working more closely along with your legal team increases your probability of absolute success. Try these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you should win your case.
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Florida Adoption Laws?
I'M Currently Doing A College Research Paper On Homosexual Adoption In The State Of Florida. When I Looked Up The State Statue For Florida It Said &Quot;(3) No Person Eligible To Adopt Under This Statute May Adopt If That Person Is A Homosexual.&Quot; However I Have Run Across A Lot Of Websites That Say The Law Was Overturned, But I Don'T Understand Why The Current 2011 Statue Says Otherwise?
If The Statue Is Correct As I See It My Real Question Is Can Homosexuals Go Outside The State Of Florida To Adopt While Still Currently Residing In The State Of Florida? I Can'T Find Any Information On This Topic And I Hoped Maybe Someone Knew Where I Could Find Something Out Like This Or Perhaps Knows Someone Who Attempted This.
I Know Same Sex Marriage Is Only Legal By The Law Of Each State And Marriages That Perhaps Took Place In California Are Legal But Are Not Binding If They Reside In A State Where It Is Not Legal. So My Thought Process Was Is It Legal For Homosexuals To Adopt Outside The State Of Florida But Somehow It Wasn'T Legitimate? Not Sure If That Makes Sense, Hope Someone Can Inform Me.
Go to a law library (law school's have 'em) and ask for help in order to find the CURRENT FLORIDA CODE. Make sure it is the CURRENT FLORIDA CODE. It would also help if it was annotated. Also get help finding the CURRENT Florida case law on adoption. While you're at it, get a book on how to do legal research. You obviously don't know how to do it. "A lot of websites" are not primary, binding, legal authority... neither is Yahoo Answers.
Your question about leaving the state and adopting--just look up the laws of all 49 other states to answer that one thoroughly and precisely. But generally you can't just "show up" and adopt. There are residency requirements. There are home studies required. There are lots of reference materials on adoption, once again, in the law library.
Bankruptcy Lawyer. Cost?? Free Consultation?
Does Anyone Know Of Any Bankruptcy Lawyers In Ontario That Offer Pro-Bono Work Or Free Consultations? Not A Trustee. A Bankruptcy Lawyer That Actually Can Defend Your Case.
Would They Do Pro-Bono Work For A Senior On A Low Income Pension?
Most bankruptcy lawyers will review your case for free. If you elect to continue with the bankruptcy, then they will charge you a set fee. No bankruptcy lawyer that I know of does any work for free.
I Want To Be A Lawyer, Is A Bachelor Degree In Criminal Justice The Best Choice Before Law School?
I Do Not Know What To Major In Before Law School, Is Criminal Justice The Best Choice Or Is There Others And Why?
A criminal justice degree will neither help nor hurt you in law school. Under graduate law classes like constitutional law, criminal law, etc. are nothing like the classes you will be taking in law school.
Remember that being a good lawyer requires good communication skills, both oral and written. English majors tend to do well in law school, and analytical majors will tend to do well too. Also, most of your exams in law school are essay, so you need to be able to write well.
I think it's also important to study something you enjoy because grades will be a significant factor for admission into law school. On a personal note, when I was in law school, our top student was an English major, and the brightest student was a classical studies major...not criminal justice.
Someone Please I Need A Lawyer?
I Recently Was Arrested On Criminal Charges.. I Have A Very Strong Case But With A Public Defender I'M Going To Be Rail Roaded. And Go To Prison For Something I Didn'T Do. Is There Any Way To Get A Lawyer That Can Help Me. I Only Make 7.75 An Hour And I'M A Good Guy But Without A Lawyer That'S There With My Best Interest In Mind It Will Be All Bad.. Can Anyone Help?
Hey Guys Please Keep In Mind That Pro Bono Dosent Exsist In California
I dont think your going to find a lawyer on yahoo buddy, also keep in mind, anyone claiming to be lawyer on here, and gives you advice, is full of ****, no lawyer can give you legal advice without having you sign a client-attorney confidential agreement and they cannot advise you on matters without taking your case, they can be disbarred for that.
public defenders will most likely go for the plea-bargin, mostly due to the fact that they get over loaded. so your screwed there as well. and if you dident do anything, then you souldent have gotten arrested in the first place, but guit by association is 9 10th's of the law, you can be arrested just for being in a group of people that are breaking the law.
Question About Dui Laws?
Now I Would Like To Say That I Have Never Done This And I'M Never Planning On It, Just Wondering About Something. When A Driver Under The Influence Of Another Substance, Besides Alcohol (Lets Say Marijuana), Gets Pulled Over And Fails The Sobriety Test But Passes The Breath Test And The Officer Has Suspicion That The Operator Of The Motor Vehicle Is Under The Influence Of Ex. Pot, Can That Officer Give You A Blood Or Urine Test, And If You Fail How Can It Be Proven The Time Frame Under Which You Were Intoxicated? Also Works Vice-Versa What If You Are Completly Sober, Get Pulled Over For Dui Suspicion, Pass The Breath Test, But Officer Is Convinced You Are Intoxicated So He Gives A Urine Test But You Have Marijuana In Your System From A Day Or 2 Before, Is It Still Dui?
DUI - Driving Under the Influence
Can be alcohol or any other intoxicant that influences your physical or mental abilities, ie, pot, pills, mushrooms, chemicals that are sniffed, snorted, chewed, injected or ingested. If you are under the influence, you are not "completely sober" you are DUI. If a lab test concludes you have something in your system, you will be charged.
I Need Help In Wording A Letter To Law Firms Offering My Services As A Non-Legal Office Volunteer.?
I Am Not An Attorney Or A Law Student. I Am Interested In Volunteering In A Firm'S Law Library Or Doing General Clerical Work Like Filing, Copying, Etc. To Whom Should I Address The Letter And How Should I Word It? Thank You For Any Tips!
Employers in the field of Law won't be interested if you don't have any legal background AT ALL. Employers in the field of Law don't have time to train you from square one.
Warning! Jobs in the field of Law are drying up FAST!! This is not a good field to invest time and/or money into. This is a SHRINKING vocational field. Many reasons. THE main reason?......We simply have WAY TOO MANY Legal Professionals - we have a GLUT!! ("Legal Professionals" includes, but is not limited to: Attorneys/Lawyers, Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Bailiffs, Court Reporters, etc, etc)
Regarding being a "non-legal office volunteer": Employers (usually law firms) in the field of Law want employees with BACHELORS degrees. Those "certificates" you see advertised aren't worth the paper they are printed on - they are generally scams.
Even IF you finish law school, you won't be able to find a job when you are done. Since this vocational field is shrinking, many new attorneys/lawyers are, themselves, having to work "down" as Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Bailiffs, Court Reporters, etc, etc, to simply try to keep some of THEIR bills paid <THIS would be your competition. And the competition is FIERCE!!
Now... the law schools know this, but they won't tell you the truth >that the job market/economy is SATURATED with WAY TOO MANY Legal Professionals. Instead the schools will feed you a fairytale and will LIE to you. AND the schools continue to recruit and churn out even MORE Legal Professionals.............
If you don't believe me, then just do a SEARCH here on Yahoo Answers to see what other posters are saying about the current status of the field of Law.
In the book "So You Want to be a Lawyer? by Marianne Calabrese and susanne Calabrese (ISBN 0-88391-136-1): "The United States has more lawyers than any other country in the world. About 38,000 students graduate EACH YEAR from 200 law schools in the United States. The competition is very keen for jobs and clients."
If you want a JOB when you are done with your studies, consider and look into the field of HEALTHCARE! <THIS is where the jobs are! and scholarships!
(This was intended as personal opinion, and not intended to be used as legal advice.)